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Dharma-to-Go and the NEW Ask-A Sensei program is now located in the middle of the page just under the Live Dharma Sunday blogtalkradio player!

JOIN the Dharma-To-Go Group... to ask a question (maybe something you wanted to know about Buddhism or Buddhist Practice) ... or to ask for feedback on a problem or issue you are currently dealing with (personally, professionally, spiritually, or in a more universal philosophical way).

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LIVE Dharma Sunday - LIVE and recorded shows on BlogTalkRadio

NOTE: The LIVE show will begin Sunday mornings at 8AM PST / 11AM EST. When you click on the play button in the player, it will begin. If it does not, refresh your browser and click play again.The shows listed after are recordings of previous shows.

You can listen on the Bright Dawn Sangha site at your computer or, if you are away from a computer, you can listen to the LIVE show by calling (347) 945-7953 (long distance number). If you call in you can hear the complete show, but you will be muted so that you will not be heard on air.


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The Lay Ministry Fall 2015 Term begins September 13th. The deadline to apply is September 1st. See the below link for more information.

Dharma On the GO!

Have a question? Join our Dharma-to-Go group ...
Post questions and join in on discussions.

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You can also contact a Bright Dawn Lay Minister directly
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Start or end your day ...or take a midday break

with a quick Dharma-pick-me-up!


CALL 847-386-8836 to hear a 1–3 minute talk ...

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Searching For a Sangha

Hello, my name is Audrey and I live in Toronto, Ontario Canada. I used to go to a Tibetan Buddhist temple but I found members of the sangha unkind. They would comment on my attire or how I "prostrate too quickly." I'm a rather modest dresser but I…Continue

Started by Audrey in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions Apr 12.

New Year's Resolutions? Check out BDC 21! 2 Replies

Would you like to make a resolution that is attainable? BDC 21 is a way, your way, of making a resolution that only takes 21 days. Take a look and join this group to learn more:…Continue

Started by Michael Shinyo in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Michael Shinyo Feb 8.

Officer Installation Ceremony for 2016

This evening Bright Dawn had it's 2016 Officer Installation Ceremony for Bright Dawn Lay Minister Trailblazers.We welcome Tamu Hoyo Ngina sensei as President and William Toyo Holland sensei as President Elect for year 2016.**** I look forward to…Continue

Started by Tamu Hoyo Ngina in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions Dec 29, 2015.

My Practice

Hello everyone,I wanted to say "Hello" and to let you all know a little about me. I have been primarily practicing in the Theravada tradition for over 10 years with some time spent in Soto Zen and Korean Seon. I have a daily meditation practice and…Continue

Tags: anapanasati, metta

Started by Michael Rickicki in How to Practice Dec 21, 2015.


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